Kicking cow hospitalises farmer

An elderly farmer suffered a fractured lower leg as a cow kicked her during milking this morning (Mon).The woman, 64, from Gradnitz in Lower Austria was transferred to a clinic in Zwettl after her husband and son heard her screams while working in the kitchen.It was the latest in a series of incidents involving farm animals.A 14-year-old girl and her farmer mother recently got away with cuts and bruises after they were buried by a wall brought down by raging bulls in Liezen, Styria.An Upper Austrian farmer, 82, died a few weeks ago after he was pushed against a wall by one of his bulls as he cleaned out the stable in Gr├╝nburg.